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Institute for Advancements in Mental Health

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Burlington Support Group

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-449-9949
Crisis Phone 1-877-825-9011 (COAST)
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Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Family Services Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-449-6367 ext 304; Email:
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Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Joseph Brant Wellness House (meeting location)
2160 Itabashi Way
Burlington, ON L7M 4J8
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Intersection Itabashi Way and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Agency and Service Names
Former Name Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (Apr 2020) ; SSO
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Primary Executive Mary Alberti, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 416-449-6830
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - membership
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps members understand psychosis and schizophrenia as an illness, to be more aware of available facilities in the community, to keep abreast of research progress and to create public awareness 
Major services: 
IDEAS Group 
* a confidential small group meeting held monthly offering support to families who are caring for a loved one who has schizophrenia * speaker presents on a topic and then there is sharing between family members in a confidential setting 
* Strengthening Families Together 4-week course 
* presentations in the community 
* the Regional Office offers educational courses, public forums on various topics to do with mental health as well as related workshops
Hours Second Thu of each month, 7 pm at Joseph Brant Wellness House
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Friends and families of those who are managing under the effects of schizophrenia
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Caregiver Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Family Psychoeducation ~ Schizophrenia
Older Adult Main Categories COMMUNITY HEALTH
Older Adult Sub-Categories Health Related Support Groups ; Mental Health

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